H1N1 “swine flu” virus has made headlines during its second pass
through the United States’ population - including, finally and
ironically, an American pig. Understanding transmission methods for
H1N1 and influenza in general, and knowing which ventilation or
filtration countermeasures could be useful, may spell the difference
in the health of dozens or even hundreds of people in a facility
during cold and flu season.
Why was one floor’s laboratory ventilation failing to keep up, when it was even the closest floor to the rooftop fans? Some system sleuthing led two engineers to a fitting conclusion. Read more stories in May Issue 2017.